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From time to time we will post news articles and announcements relating to the firm and to various legal issues that may be of interest to you.
World Parent Day is an occasion which celebrates parents worldwide; and is marked on the 01 June every year. Its purpose is to show appreciation to all parents for their ongoing commitment to their children.  In acknowledgement of this day, it i
Mother's Day is an occasion that celebrates mothers worldwide; this year, it is marked on 10th March 2024. Celebrating this day however can pose particular challenges for families where parents have separated or divorced. A Parenting Plan can be an e
We have noted down some tips in order to assist those who are in the early stages of separation, in order to promote maintaining amicable relations between you and your spouse or civil partner as much as possible. Often, the first thing clients want
I was asked to provide a guide to managing Christmas for families who find themselves in separated circumstances and I couldn’t. It is difficult to think about providing handy tips or sage advice where what people are feeling at the root of all other
  On World Children’s Day each year my thoughts are always taken to the children with whom I have had the great privilege to travel on holiday at Easter to the pilgrimage shrine of Lourdes as a volunteer helper with Hosanna House and Children’s
On WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY, let’s travel beyond Scotland’s shores to look at another country’s system for protecting and enhancing child rights!  World Children's Day first started in 1954 and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote
With the October school holiday fast approaching many people are starting to turn their thoughts to preparing for the big week off. Where parents are divorced or living separately, making arrangements for a holiday abroad with their children can be a
The countdown is on for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 to commence in Australia and New Zealand. It is set to be a landmark moment for women’s football with it expected to be the most attended standalone women’s sporting event in history.[1]  
With marriage rates in the UK falling steadily in recent years, there has in turn been a significant increase in the number of couples ‘cohabiting’. A couple are deemed to be ‘cohabiting’ for the purpose of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 if they are living together as if they were husband and wife or if two persons of the same sex are living together as if they were civil partners.
National Careers Week runs from 6th to 11th March this year making now a perfect time to reflect on life as a trainee solicitor. While I and my fellow trainees across the profession are only starting out in what we all hope to be long and successful
Although it has become increasingly popular to label January as “Divorce Month”, at MSHB we understand the idea of separating can be daunting whenever it might take place. We offer a compassionate and efficient service which helps clients through thi
Following the raising of a second judicial review action by For Women Scotland in relation to the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018, the Outer House of the Court of Session issued judgement on 13th December 202